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Light earthquake: M4.1 quake has struck near Bharatpur in Nepal

Earthquake location 27.9339S, 84.4925WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Bharatpur in Nepal on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 05:12:42 / 5:12 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us200065ir. Unique identifier: us200065ir. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 84.4925° East, latitude 27.9339° North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/06/16 / 2016-06-13 23:27:42 / June 13, 2016 @ 11:27 pm.

Epicenter of the event was 85 km (53 miles) from Kathmandu (c. 1 442 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Pokhara (c. 200 000 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Pātan (c. 183 300 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Bharatpur (c. 107 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Hitura (c. 84 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Kirtipur (c. 44 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rāmnagar, Pātan, Kathmandu (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 28 km NNE of Bharatpur, Nepal.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 84.4925° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 27.9339° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28km NNE of Bharatpur, Nepal Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-06-13 23:27:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-06-27 03:47:11 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 345 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 259 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.761 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.57 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 173 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us200065ir Id of event.
Event Code 200065ir An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us200065ir, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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